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Top 10 most revenue making routes around the world!

Over 100,000 flights are operated daily across the world, ranging from a couple dozen miles to thousands on aircraft that vary in size from that of a family car to a veritable cruise ship in the sky. With all those aircraft and all those routes comes one goal for airlines: to make as much money as possible. In that regard, a few routes reign supreme.

Official Airline Guide released a list of the top ten revenue-earning routes in the world by airline, with each route finding their own claim to fame as the top money-makers in the industry.

The list is as follows:

  1. British Airways: New York (JFK) to London (LHR)  — $1.04 billion
  2. Qantas Airways: Melbourne (MEL) to Sydney (SYD) — $855 million
  3. Emirates Airline: London (LHR) to Dubai (DXB) — $819 million
  4. Singapore Airlines: London (LHR) to Singapore (SIN) — $710 million
  5. American Airlines: Los Angeles (LAX) to New York (JFK) — $698 million
  6. United Airlines: San Francisco (SFO) to Newark (EWR) — $688 million
  7. Cathay Pacific: Hong Kong (HKG) to London (LHR) — $632 million
  8. Qatar Airways: London (LHR) to Doha (DOH) — $553 million
  9. Air Canada: Vancouver (YVR) to Toronto (YYZ) — $552 million
  10. Singapore Airlines: Sydney (SYD) to Singapore (SIN) — $544 million

Source: Officia Airline Guide